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forecast coming up. >> good morning. coming in from the outside. he'll be with us in a little bit. >> it's kind of a weird morning. 7:30. we got an extra hour of sleep. hope everyone is feeling refreshed. >> i set the clock back and i was nervous about it, whether i had it right or not. we've got a great show had freed this morning. we are going to be talking about -- >> prop 32. representatives on both sides. one of those confusing ballot numbers that people are deciding on tuesday. we are going to try to break it down into normal people terms. >> it's a big battle of special interests, and it could completely change the profile of california politics. we sit down with former mayor willie brown and talk to him about all of this political money spending. does it really make a difference? and mayor is talking about should it be drained or not? >> also, the latest on superstars andy. we start with developing news in urban california. >> that's right. a strike against the supermarket chain. >> contracts with union members. there was a deadline of midnight her to the united food and commerci
you can't understand, you can't push us around. >> today gabby giffords and >> t husband will be in tucson in a courtroom there where jared loughner is set for sentencing.oom when the >>> drove their motorcycle straight into a shopping center.otorcy >>> 9-year-old samantha gordon turn s turns on her jets. the boys can barely keep up with that her. look at her go. >> all that -- >> rex ryan the most overrated coach in the nfl. >> i finally beat belichick at something. something. >> l.a., excuse me. got my artists mixed up. >> and all that matters. >> still waiting for the results to come in from florida. >> please don't pick on florida.bs >> you're only allowed to rning. campaign within 100 feet of a polling station. i saw countless signs telling me to vote for some guy named a krchltc acqui. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." as you wake up in the west we begin with what's happening in washington. captioning funded by cbs >>>p >>> one>>> one white captioning funded by cbs >>>p >>> one>>> one white house adviser said ifif republicans think the election
about three hours ago. and the cbs 5 reporter tara tells us, the first results of the election are in. >> reporter: that's right. where the first votes have come in, it is a tie. a little disconverting to the folks who were afraid this race would turn out to be a tie. meantime, the candidates are working it right down to the very last minute. they're in the most competitive states today, knowing that every vote counts. and it really does. voters in new hampshire cast their ballots at midnight. and if their votes are any indication, tuesday could be a very long day. >> this has never happened before. we have a tie. five votes each. >> reporter: president obama and mitt romney buzzed through battleground states monday on a final push for votes on the eve of election day. his stops included opening acts from bruce springsteen and jay- z. he told supporters romney's campaign is a greatest hits collection of failed policies. >> the top-down policies that caused the mess we've been fighting our way out of for four years, we're moving forward to a future... >> reporter: the president wrappe
the election. >>> john dickerson will take us through the road map to victory for each candidate. >>> we begin with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> red cross should have been here. there should be -- i have a knife on my stoop, waiting for someo someone. >> millions of americans spend another night in the dark. >> we're going to die. we're going to freeze. >> frustration is being felt by hundreds of communities in new york and new jersey. >> no supplies. our kids are homeless, they're cold. >> millions still have no power. long lines for just the little gas that's still left. >> it's a dog fight i hear. >> this is like preapocalyptic scenario. >> would you like to see inside? >> what does it look like in there? >> pretty awful. >>> if you vote for me, we'll win this election, we'll keep moving forward. >> the signs out front forward, i think forewarned is a better word. >> don't you want this election over with already? >> the important october jobs report, just released, 171,000 jobs have been added. that's more than what was expected. >>> lottery winner claims her
discover the dead, many survivors are cold, hungry, and homeless. >> help us. help us the way you would help your family. >> pelley: reports from jim axelrod, anna werner and seth doane. anemployment rises. the economy creates more jobs, but not enough. anthony mason on the final economic report before the election. >> we're four days away from a fresh start. h we made real progress these past four years. >> reporter: a campaign 2012 report from bob schieffer. and "on the road." steve hartman with children of the storm. silver linings in a dark week. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pel >> pelley: good evening. 110. that's the new death toll from hurricane sandy, and it's not likely to stop there. bodies are being found today in homes as rescue workers reach into the hardest-hit areas. the pictures that struck us today were of just one family in staten island, new york. 14-year-old kate at her grandparent's house. her mother, julie, trying to pull something recognizable from the rubble. and sheila an
>> pelley: tonight, can they fix washington now? the politicians who brought us gridlock are reelected. >> tonight you voted for action, not politics as usual. >> let's rise above the dysfunction and do the right thing together for our country. >> pelley: reports from nancy cordes, dean reynolds and anthony mason. a countdown begins to automatic tax increases and huge budget cuts. wyatt andrews on the fiscal cliff. a nor'easter bears down on shores ravaged by sandy. ben tracy is there. we'll have the forecast. >> i don't know if we can mentally handle another storm. >> pelley: and one secret to the president's success was the changing face of america. anna werner on the new voters who helped push him over the top. captioning sponsored by cbs >> this is the cbs evening news with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. this is a spend one-hour edition. >> pelley: good evening. this is a special one-hour edition. $6 billion was spent on political campaigns and when they were over nothing much changed. republicans will still control the house, democrats the senate, and barack
will still be in charge of the senate. >> it's now whether president obama decides to come into office, use this victory as an opportunity to make compromises with the republicans. >> apparently, all he those do is show up in a nice suit, give them free health care, save the auto industry and kill bin laden, and that old girl will put out. >> the senate battle in massachusetts, elizabeth warren beat incumbent republican scott brown. >> tammy baldwin has become the first openly gay candidate to win a u.s. senate seat. >> all that -- >> ohio will go for obama. >> percent certainty? >> 99.95%. >> we've got to be careful about calling things. we've got to be very cautious about intruding on this process. >> well, folks -- >> hold on, hold on -- >> i worked for the guy who balanced the budget. you came in and exploded it and now you're complaining to me? >> and all that matters. >> it's never too early to start talking about the next election. [ laughter ] right? >> and you know that somebody's planning it. >> on "cbs this morning." >> two years, $3 billion, and we are clearly in the same [ blee
for us, it's written by us. >> three more days and we can get to work building our country. >> in two days america's got a choice to make. >> one final push and we'll be there. tomorrow we begin a new tomorrow. >> it's up to you! you've got the power! campaign 2012, bob schieffer, norah o'donnell and john dicker son with analysis. anthony mason reports on exit polls. byron pitts follows congress. from cbs news election headquarters, here again is scott pelley >> pelley: good evening. it's a state-by-state battle tonight for electoral votes. the magic number, you'll hear it all night, is 270. you'll also be hearing a lot tonight about the battleground states. nine states where the election is so close they could swing either barack obama or mitt romney. those are the nine battleground states. the polls have closed in only one of them, virginia, and the race there we do not have enough information yet to make a projection in the state of virginia. bob schieffer is, this is -- you've been covering presidential elections since 1972. >> not 57 of them! (laughs) >> pelley: quite a few, bob.
out. they show up. there's nights where the customers have sat here all night waiting to help us do sandbags. and we sandbag the whole neighborhood as a team. the hydrology people say the tides don't matter. everybody who lives in napa thinks tides do matter. we'll see how it works out. >> reporter: tides do matter and tomorrow we have two high tides the second one occurring at 1:40 in the afternoon should reach levels over 7 feet. watch us online at cbssf.com/weather. reporting from napa, roberta gonzales cbs 5. >>> thank you. one north bay community is always on alert during heavy rains. san anselmo has seen some very serious flooding over the years. but some businesses there tell cbs 5's mike sugerman, there is no need to make a big production out of it. >> reporter: well, allen, at san anselmo it is raining now and i'm by the creek and it's actually a beautiful sight. but it would take coming up to about here to actually flood and a lot of people are saying, i don't think that's going to really happen. it's november in san anselmo and here comes the rain. residents know when tha
: this is the jack black we're used to seeing. not this jack black. >> it was a risk. i didn't know how people would feel about me as a murderer, you know. usually i'm playing a soft and cuddly. >> reporter: jack black rocks a totally different and some say potentially oscar-worthy role later on sunday morning. >> osgood: the coming attraction at one world famous theater is aimd at an audience far beyond its walls and headed for a theater near you. anthony mason take us back stage. >> reporter: when he came up with the idea of broadcasting the metropolitan opera live to movie theaters around the world, peter gelb wanted to cover opera like an olympic event. what were you thinking? >> i was thinking that opera needs a shot in the arm. >> reporter: it's working. nearly three million people watched last season. ahead on sunday morning, inside the met. >> osgood: it's the unresolved riddle that casts a shadow over the white house. was he or was he not born in the usa? mo rocca is determined to find the answer. >> reporter: the rumors persist: was the president actually born in the u.s.? if he wasn't, wh
are not the policies that america needs for the future. >> governor romney has been using all his talents as a salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our salesman to dress up these very same policies that failed our country so badly. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. the painfully slow recovery continues in the aftermath of hurricane sandy's widespread destruction. transportation is gradually being restored and power is coming back little by little and people are struggling to dig out from a munten of debris. at least 90 deaths are blamed on the storm. property damage estimated from $30 billion to $50 billion, that would make it the second costliest storm in u.s. history, only behind hurricane katrina. 4.6 million customers have no power from east coast to the midwest. and then there is the emotional toll, which seems to rise with each day since the storm. randall pinkston. good morning to you. >> good morning, terrell. we like to talk about the good news. the amazing hard work that is being done to recover, but so much was
, iowa and ohio. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: and he is using star power to push supporters to the polls. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: today bruce springsteen joins the president on the campaign trail. >> i get to fly around with him on the last day that i will ever campaign so that's not a bad way to end things. >> reporter: the latest polls show the white house race is tied nationally. but in the swing states, the president appears to have a slight edge. pollsters believe the president is closer to the 270 electoral votes needed to win. that means he has to capture fewer toss-up states than governor romney to take the election. the obama campaign also believes they are doing better with early voters. >> you can vote early. >> reporter: romney aides dispute that claim and say their supporters have surged to the polls. >> i need your votes. i need your help. >> reporter: an estimated four out of ten voters will have cast their ballots early but both sides are counting on a big election day turnout. they both know having the most supporters isn't enough. the campaigns say they believe the e
to voters all day long all over america as they left the polls today and 52% told us that the country on the wrong track. 46% said the country is headed in the right direction. and that's more than twice as many as the last time we asked four years ago. when we asked which quality in a ancandidate is most important to them, 29% said a vision for the future. 28% said shares my values. 20% cares about me. and 19% said the most important quality in a candidate is that he is a strong leader. our entire campaign 2012 team is covering this election night. first we'll go to jan crawford in boston with the romney campaign. jan? >> reporter: well, scott, after 17 months of campaigning, that hard fought primary, and then, of course, the bruising general election battle, governor romney and his wife ann cast their votes this morning here in massachusetts. then governor romney was off for a little more campaigning trying to get every possible vote. he went to ohio and pennsylvania. here's what he said when he met with some campaign workers in that must-win state of ohio. >> we f we get folks out
, everybody. it is wednesday, the election is over. it's november 7. good to have you with us. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is 4:30. we're going to get to all things politics but first, let's check the weather across the bay area. lawrence. >> so much for the heat wave. it's all gone now. the fog swept in and we could see some rain in the next couple of days. of course much cooler temperatures. we'll talk about that coming up. >> a lot of overnight roadwork out there we'll break it down and foggy conditions this morning. check out this live camera across the golden gate bridge. we'll show you where visibility could be an issue coming up. "timesaver traffic" just a few minutes away. >>> our economy is recovering. a decade of war is ending. [ applause and cheers ] >> a long campaign is now over. [ applause and cheers ] >> president barack obama with his late-night victory speech in chicago last night. mr. obama says he is hoping to work with republicans now to solve the nation's problems. >> obama says he wants to meet with rival mitt romney to talk about working t
questions. >> if general petraeus was gearing up to testify concerning the deadly attacks on our u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >> i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi if petraeus doesn't testify. >>> members of congress get back to tuesday on the exact same place they left. the edge of a fiscal cliff. >> it won't kill the country if we raise taxes on millionaires. half of them voted democratic. half of them live in hollywood. >>> in indianapolis two people were killed in an explosion that damaged 31 homes. they suspect a gas leak. >> it looked like a war zone. >>> two weeks after superstorm sandy, 120,000 homes are facing another day without power. >> 70% have been flooded. the tide mark is at its sixth highest since records began 130 years ago. >>> the crews are at it. tempers have boiled over in phoenix. >> all that -- >> the falcons have fallen to 8 8-1. >> for the first time in four years an nfl game has ended in a tie. >> he missed it. >>> and all that matters. >> on this day we thank all of our veterans for reminding us why america is and
gambles. i'm going to keep my money safe in the stock market. >> now is the time for us to work on what we all agreed to, which is let's keep middle class taxes. we don't have a lot of time. >>> secretary geithner is up on capitol hill to lead negotiations on the fiscal cliff talks. >> you're not going to grow the economy if you raise taxes on the top two rates. that's not the right approach. >>> string of nasty storms barreling into the west coast. powerful winds have started knocking out power. >> just need to get to the other side of town. i don't have a choice. >> picked a bad day to do it? >> yeah. >> u.s. embassy in cairo is closed. the entrance is blocked by protesters as clashes erupt nearby. >> zebra and s hechlt tland pony ran wild through the streets of new york city. they apparently escaped from a petting zoo. >>> nypd says actress lindsay lohan has been raefed and charged with assault. >> three, two, one. >> only nbc would make a television event out of plugging something in. >> all that -- >> oh, humphries and rondo get into it. officials trying to get control here. >> don't
in line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with problems people are facing. >> reporter: good morning. the number of utility workers from around the country getting their power back online, mass transit coming back online, but there's so many problems, there's so many people who have lost homes, the temperatures are dropping, they don't have electricity, they don't have heat so small wonder that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels and subway lines are clear of water. and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is still left to be done. the nights are especially hard for people without electricity. >> we've been cold some nights. >> dark and cold. >> reporter: con ed says it will have power back on tomorrow for hundreds
who earn more than $250,000 a year? >> well that certainly is what the exit polls showed us. there was support for those polled for the president's position. the president has had lots of support for that position going back months and months. after the 2010 congressional elections when they won in that wave election that's still where the public was. having a public behind him has not helped the president in previous negotiations. of course, things have changed now. >> what do you think the mood is for compromise now? we've listened to speaker boehner. the president will make his case today. is there generally a mood that enough of this dysfunction, let's get things done and let's compromise, as long as we don't cross over our principles? >> yeah. i think there is a mood for compromise. the question is -- it will be interesting to watch the theater here. in 2010 during the lame duck period after the election there was -- they got some work done. and what -- for negotiation to work, both sides will probably start very far away. the question is will each
physics, and, yes, he fooled us and he'll fool you, too. how did you do that? we were all about books this morning, just like another washington shopper this weekend. >> we're going to get those. >> okay. >> schieffer: because this is "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: and good morning again. well, just hours after helping negotiate the cease-fire between the israelis and hamas, egyptian president mohamed morsi declared more power for himself and said he was immune to judicial oversight. that has set off violent protests between morsi's muslim brotherhood, and the opposition parties. police used terd gas in cairo yesterday. more than 500 have been injured and egypt's judicial branch is joining with the opposition in protest. both sides have announced plans for major protests in cairo on tuesday. cbs news correspondent holly williams is in cairo this morning. holly, what can you tell synonymous. >> reporter: well, bob, what we're seeing here today in central cairo is violent clashes. they're fi
on the come storm a bit later. chief meteorologist paul deanno will be back to tell us when we'll expect the heaviest rainfall and julie watts with what to expect from insurance companies before they pay for storm damage. to find out what's happening in your neighborhood use our interrer active high-def doppler radar online. log on to our website, cbssf.com/weather. >>> the long battle over a historic northern california oyster farm is over tonight. the drakes bay oyster company along point reyes national seashore will be shut down converted back to a wilderness area. u.s. interior secretary ken salazar decided not to renew the farm's lease which expires at the end of the month. he says that it should be returned to wilderness for future generation to enjoy. >>> other bay area headlines, a manhunt is on for an intruder who snuck into a woman's palo alto apartment as she slept. police say the victim woke just after 2 a.m. to find the man in a dark hooded sweatshirt standing in her room. investigators think he intended to rape her. he took off when she started screaming. >>> in oakland, no
enough that i think many of us are going to wait and see what-- how the vote counting goes. >> schieffer: anthony, you do all this work for cbs news. you're in charge of our poll and all of that. how do you see this thing breaking down? what do you, the closest of the battleground states are right now? >> certainly, certainly virginia is neck and neck. that's a toss-up. i think colorado is razor close. i think wisconsin is really close walz. you know, we talk a lot about ohio. it's obviously critical. but let's not forget somebody has to take two or three, i think, of those, also, to get over the top. you know, stewart said something interesting, too, that i want to pick up on about these polls-- because all of this is about those state polls. so much of the argument this year has been about the composition of the polls, which means the composition of the electorate. there are too many older folks, too many young, too many democrates, too many republicans. but i think that tells you all of this comes down to turnout. the pollsters are trying to get a handle on-- everybody is trying to ge
for joining us. election day is just three days away in california. a final pre election survey by the nonpartisan field poll shows obama leading mitt romney. the 15 point gap is considered a big lead. back in september obama had a 24 point lead. experts say romney has managed to improve his standings among a lot of california voters. this last weekend before election day we are expecting a big push from political cam pands. bay area ballot counters have noticed something different this election season. >>> around our district there is probably about at least eight or nine spot corners like this. >> corners where schoolteachers are waging a last minute battle for voters to support proposition 3. hikes they say would stop more education cuts. they are targeting undecided voters. those who would make up their mind in the polling booth. >>> boy if you haven't mailed them by now you are getting really risky about that ballot. >> steve weir has talked to civics groups, about which propositions to support. it shows on voters ballots. >> if you look at our tally equipment you can see w
and a divisive election. he told supporters the best is yet to come. and cbs reporter bigad shaban joins us from chicago where the president, of course, is celebrating at the end of a campaign that lasted nearly two years and cost some $2 billion. bigad. >> reporter: good morning. here's where the president took the stage at half past midnight in his hometown of chicago. he was greeted by a crowd of cheering supporters but one of the first few things he said during his half hour or so speech is that he wanted to congratulate governor romney and paul ryan on what he described as a hard-fought campaign. in fact, later he said, we may battle fiercely but it's because we love this country deeply. >>> reporter: the president's family joined him on stage to celebrate four more years in the white house. cheers ] >> you voted for action, not politics as usual. [ applause and cheers ] >> you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours. >> reporter: the president won almost all of the battleground states giving him a decisive electoral college victory. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened
spots are still flooded. cbs 5 reporter da lin shows us that includes a stretch of the great highway tonight. >> reporter: they had to shut down the great highway because of standing water from lincoln to slope. this traffic signal is buried in 7 feet of sand. the high winds blew the beach sand on the road. a combination of heavy downpours and high winds flooded streets and knocked out power around the bay area this morning. >> it was pouring down rain. >> reporter: high winds brought down this large tree limb in saratoga. pg&e officials say this 28-foot section shut down traffic on thelma avenue and knocked out power to about 200 homes in the neighborhood. pg&e crews hope to have electricity here restored by 7:00. same problem in pacifica. pg&e crews say 7 outages in the coastal city darkened about 1200 homes and business. >> we are the first guys to get wind right off the ocean. so it's more gusty than you get over the hill or even in san francisco. we're like the front line as far as that's concerned. >> reporter: some small business owners had to shut down their stores. >> hardwa
entrance. >> reporter: joe leader oversees maintenance for the metropolitan transit authority. he showed us some of the damage at the hardest hit station, south ferry at the southern tip of manhattan. >> as much as the water has gone down, we're still two levels -- we're at the water till we get to the tracks? >> absolutely. >> reporter: it will take a week just to pump out the water. that's only the first step. >> the assessment afterwards will be very difficult because they'll have to be taken apart, elevators will have to be looked at, controls will have to be changed out. >> reporter: meantime, the city is doing what they can to relieve congestion, made much worse in lower manhattan where customers are still without power. new york's taxi rules were modified, allowing drivers to pick up more than one passenger at a time. mayor michael bloomberg announced that seven major routes into the city would be limited to vehicles carrying three or more people. >> i know it is inconvenient for a lot of people. but the bottom line is the streets can only handle so much. >> reporter: so we've seen s
at the time, but many people chose to stay behind. let us show you what parts of long beach island used to look like. as a point of reference, notice ehe white house at the bottom of the cul-de-sac, the one with the pool. now look at it today. tat's the white house, wrecked, and the street is now a canal. long beach island has 150,000 residents in the summer, but today we found it mostly empty. the national guard is on patrol. earth movers are clearing roads of tons of beach sand. ofles of debris are rising in parking lots. among the only residents here today were frank and sandra smith. they rode out the storm. wiey're in day three without po and the utility may shut off the gas in town tonight as a safety precaution. it's been several days now since the storm. what has it been like living here on the island? >> cold. dreary. we have no water, except drinking water. no electric. >> pelley: why did you decide to stay? >> because we knew if we left, we couldn't come back. they won't let-- if we leave now, we can't come back. would you like to see inside? >> pelley: what does it look like
. >> cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran shows us the possible impact. there's still some undecided voters out there and these numbers, they could have some sway. >> reporter: that's because this is the last economic report we'll see before the election. today both candidates will use it for their campaign blitz to get those undecided voters. a sluggish economy has been a bone of contention. >> reporter: the president started his day in ohio with better-than-expected unemployment numbers. >> this morning we learned that companies hired more workers in october than at any time in the last eight months. >> reporter: employers added 171,000 new jobs in october, about 45,000 more than many analysts anticipated. the labor department says hiring over the summer was better than previously thought. despite the improvement, the president is still facing high unemployment. because more americans are trying to find work, it ticked up from 7.8 to 7.9%. that's the highest number an incumbent president has faced on election day since franklin roosevelt. mitt romney says he will do a better job if he is elec
's really meaningless for us to get up set over something like this. >> reporter: when the marathon was cancelled two days ago, a sort of grass roots call to action went out on facebook. today's finish line was this droppoff point for supplies. >> very overwhelming. >> it's sad but it's nice to see humanity come through in times like this. >> reporter: these orange jerseys were a welcome sight here. >> always good to have all of these folks coming in your neighborhood. >> it's wonderful. it's a god send. >> lorette has lived here since the '60s. with her home in ruins, she slept in her car. >> it's believed that 30 to 40,000 people in new york are in need of shelter. >> i put it up for everybody. >> why did you put your flag up. >> because we're proud to be american. we may fall but we standing back up. >> reporter: many here called staten island the forgotten borough because following sandy, so few paid attention despite the death toll and the devastation here. today, jeff, those marathon runners tried to change that. >> jeff: seth, thank you. later how one of the most cloed politi
years in the white house. >> you voted for action. not politics as usual. you elected us to focus on your jobs, not ours. >> reporter: the president won almost all of the battleground states, giving him a decisive electoral victory. >> whether i earned your vote or not, i have listened to you. i have learned from you. and you've made me a better president. >> reporter: governor romney congratulated the president. the republican challenger says he gave everything he had to this campaign. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction, but the nation chose another leader. so ann and i join with you to earnestly pray for him and this great nation. >> reporter: the two candidates who clashed on so many issues found common ground. >> at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> i'm looking forward to reaching out and working with leaders of both parties to meet the challenges we can only solve together. >> reporter: and he believ
. jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com joins us now and is it all politics or is business at play as well, jason? >> reporter: we have a number of issues sinking the stock market today. it's one of the worst days for the market in 2012. there are election issues at play, as well. we have sectors that are under pressure from regulatory concerns, namely financial, also energy. but then i have healthcare sector doing well since romney won't be able to invalidate obamacare. there is the looming fiscal crisis and the partisanship that's prevailing up until this election, worries that congress and the white house won't be able to solve that looming fiscal crisis. but another big issue really sinking the market today is europe. we have a downgrade from the european union on growth prospects in europe for this year. and it's looking like the recession could last all the way through next year. you're looking at riots in greece. greece has been a big issue all the way across. we're also hearing problems that germany's economy is getting worse. germany is the economic driver in europe. this
using a water courtesy cup for soda. imagine getting a life sentence for that? prop 36 is going to affect a lot of people because it's retroactive to march 7, 1994. that's when the state legislature initially passed it. >> thank you. >>> and you can find election results for the bay area and beyond on our website, cbssf.com. >>> he is going to be missed. >> a growing memorial for a bay area store owner. the sacrifice by his family hoping to find his killer. >> attention, shoppers! extra police on patrol. the bay area retail event prompting a warning from those police officers. >> mother nature is giving us a 20-degree change from the 80s to 60s in one day. we are getting colder. hi-def doppler is dry right now. it's going to be wet soon but it's not only rain coming to the bay area. here's a live look outside. your forecast coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, into nancy pelosi's napa ho. 21-year-old kevin hagan from napa admit >>> police have arrested a man who says he broke into nancy pelosi's home in napa. the 21-year-old from napa admits he burglarized six houses in the neighbo
, our team coverage takes us to chicago. president obama is there this morning and cbs reporter bigad shaban is covering his campaign. bigad. >> reporter: the president's return here to chicago comes after two days of intense campaigning in the battleground states of ohio, florida, colorado, new hampshire and the president right now is hoping for the best as he waits to find out if he will be re- elected for another term. >>> reporter: president obama is spending election day in chicago. he cast his ballot there during early voting almost two weeks ago. the president wrapped up his campaign in des moines last night just steps away from his iowa headquarters during his first presidential bid in 2008. president obama made one final plea for votes in the critical battleground state. >> after all the months of campaigning, after all the rallies, after the millions of dollars of ads, it all comes down to you. it's out of my hands. >> reporter: president obama plans to continue his election day tradition of playing basketball with friends. i'm bigad shaban in chicago. >>> i'm randall pinkst
their votes in delaware. >>> there's also a big battle over control of the u.s. senate. democrats currently hold a 51- 47 edge over the republicans with the two independents caucusing with the democrats. now, the race to watch include the bay state of massachusetts where polls show republican incumbent scott brown is in a very tight race with democrat liz when warren and in missouri democratic incumbent claire mccaskill facing a tough challenge from republican richard mourdock despite his comments last week about rape. 33 senate seats up for grabs with races in several states that could go either way. >>> several states have ballot propositions dealing with controversial social issues. four states have measures with immigration, marijuana-related measures to be decided in six states, and three states have propositions dealing with same- sex marriage. >>> less than two hours before polls open in california but many people have already voted. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the alameda county registrar of voters. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. yes, we were here yesterday and we s
with us. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. >>> the winners have been named in all the states except florida which is still too close to call at this point. >> still waiting on that one. mr. obama has a 50-48% lead over republican mitt romney in the popular vote. he won most of the swing states for a convincing victory in the electoral vote count. now, both candidates spoke last night. romney appeared in boston. he said the election is over but his principles endured. president obama appeared in chicago to claim victory. called for reconciliation after a divisive election. cbs reporter bigad shaban now has the very latest in chicago. >> reporter: good morning. here's where the president took the stage at about half past hid night local time in his hometown of chicago. he was greeted by cheering supporters and one of the first few things said on that stage was end to congratulate governor mitt romney and paul ryan on what he called a hard- fought campaign and said "we may battle fiercely but it's because we love this country deeply." >>> reporter: the presiden
. they laid hoses in the rising water and used the flood to fight the fire. assistant chief is the incident commander. what did it took like? >> like a blow torch. fire, flames shooting up in the air 100 feet and moving quickly to the west driven by the hurricane. >> winds of something like 80 miles per hour blowing this fire. >> exactly. the winds coming off the ocean, very intense flames blowing from the southeast. we had two fronts of fire we had to deal with. >> when it comes to residential fires in new york city, where does this one rank? >> as far as i know unless you want to go back into the 1800s this is probably the biggest private residential fire that was had at least in modern times. >> the biggest one in new york city in modern times. how many houses destroyed? >> 111 houses, totally destroyed by fire and 20 that received substantial damage from the fire. >> that was scott pelley reporting. after effects of sandy is being felt in parts of the midwest. flood warnings are being reported in ohio. flood waters are receding and residents are getting relief but more rain is in the fo
of the best political remembers, analysts and race watchers to give us their take on the presidential race. we'll start with peggy noonan of the "wall street journal." dee dee myers of "vanity fair." richard lowry of the "national review." harvard university's david gergen. and our own john dickerson. then we'll talk to stu rothenberg of the stu rothenbe rothenberg political reports. allen stanford of the university of virginia center for politics, democratic pollster anna greenberg, and republican analyst leslie sanchez of the impacto group. and our own cbs news elections director anthony salvanto. we're coming to the end of the campaign 2012, and we've got it all on "face the nation." captioning sponsored by cbs from cbs news in washington, "face the nation" with bob schieffer. >> schieffer: good morning, again. most of the country is looking forward to election day, or at the least, looking forward to the campaign being over. but in large parts of the northeast, it is still the aftermath of the storm that is in the forefront of many people's thoughts. at least 110 are dead, more than 2 mill
into their exhibit sunday at the pittsburgh zoo. >> zach vodder climbed to the top of the willis tower using a prosthetic leg. >> all that -- >> touchdown! >> the bucs martin credited. >> atlanta falcons reach the halfway mark at 8-0. >> and all that matters. >> both of these get together and accomplish things, i think that's one of the reasons right now why your ratings are so low. >> on "cbs this morning." >> new york city officials are saying the city's flooded subway station may be running at full capacity sometime next week. which would be amazing since it never has before. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." tomorrow is election day. so the presidential candidates have just one day left to convince americans to vote for them. new polls this morning show the race is razor close. president obama leads governor mitt romney by just one point in two major polls. that is within the margin of error. a statistical tie. >> another poll shows the two candidates are tied. polls from the individual states show that the president has a slight lead in all the important swing states. that's where both
and tells us why investigators believe that this fire is suspicious. good morning, cate. >>> reporter: it's what they found when they first got here that tipped them off. investigators are actually still here on the scene of the fire. contra costa fire investigator says he is right now sifting through the rubble looking for more evidence. but when firefighters first got here they found a molotov cocktail or homemade incendiary device just outside the nail salon or the magic touch salon. investigators found the fire was contained just to this business. and they were able to find out where it started. but at this point, they still don't know what sparked the blaze. >> when firefighters first arrived, they found the front window of the business broken open with heavy black smoke coming out. fairly localized fires they were able to put out fairly quickly with no obvious signs of how the fire may have started. so a closed business in the middle of the night, considering that, it may be suspicious. >> reporter: the fire inspector told me they got the call around 11:38 from a fire alarm that tip
going biblical on us. but did he go to the seminary so he was right in his mode tonight with people like senator dianne feinstein with mayor ed lee, ronnie lott was up there. of course, willie brown. and the party chair, john burton, all here in san francisco tonight. they will be on the phones later tonight to call people personally and rally them in support of prop 30 and then tomorrow of course we'll have all the results here on cbs 5. back to you. >> thank you, ken bastida. >>> even as governor brown makes a final push in support of prop 30, a well-funded secretive effort has been at work to defeat it. cbs 5 political analyst phil matier with a look at where the money trail leads. phil. >> reporter: you know, dana, that's one of the mysteries of this election. anonymous donors playing big money in california politics. here's the story. >>> reporter: two conservative groups the virginia-based americans for job security and the center to protect patient rights in arizona collected $11 million and then handed it over to another arizona group, americans for responsible leadership who the
and cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran joins us with more on this costly battle. >> reporter: listen to these numbers. yes on 30 campaign raised about $69 million and the no on 30 has raised about $53 million. as you mentioned, the idea behind proposition 30 is to raise taxes to prevent these education cuts but those against it say the big price tag comes with a big risk. >> the big issue, the big question is, what is the capacity of america to invest through its collective institution called our government? >> reporter: even on the way to vote governor brown took the time to stump for proposition 30. he is optimistic. >> i have a sense that people are ready to invest in their future, which was the kids of california, a balanced budget going forward. >> reporter: the problem for those against prop 30 is not about support for california schools. the tough sell is asking californians to tax themselves. prop 30 would increase the sales tax by a quarter cent and raise income tax rates on people making more than $250,000 a year. >> the notion of taking a quarter of a cent sales tax and as
. one final push is going to get us there. >> reporter: romney is still expressing confidence, but in thio yesterday he acknowledged ngth a touch of humor the chance moe president could win. >> if the president were to be reelected -- ( boos) -- it's possible but not likely. ely.ghter) >> reporter: the strain of the campaign is showing, especially on ann romney who says she was emotional as she looked back. okedt really is humbling, it's very touching. >> reporter: and as they took in rter:ge crowd at a colorado aally this weekend, both romneys seem to recognize the hard fought race was nearing an end. sow, this race, though, is not over yet. nom here romney flies tonight to new hampshire, that, of nighte, is the state where he hatked off his campaign for a kickedrally and tomorrow on ally ann day he is right back here in ohio and then off to nennsylvania, that's the state once considered safe for the president but, scott, in this tight race anything could happen ti and that, too, could be up for grabs. tooelley: one thing that might happen, jan, is a nor'easter grab that is h
used and funnel the money into elections where they can have the last- minute influence and that's what we have here. all sides at least these groups say they have committed nothing improper. nothing wrong. but there's still yet to release the names of the people who are doing the contributing. in the newsroom, phil matier, cbs 5. >>> keep it here on cbs 5 for up-to-the-minute coverage of election day 2012. live election coverage begins with the "cbs evening news" beginning at 3:30 tomorrow afternoon and we'll bring you local updates twice an hour and if you can't get to a tv election results streaming live on cbssf.com. >>> new at 5:00 a former san jose principal found guilty for failing to report suspected child sexual abuse by a teacher. jurors saying the principal did not want to believe such an ugly thing was true. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez is live outside the courthouse. len. >> reporter: elizabeth, i'm not sure if this has landmark status but this is certainly a very important case when it comes to mandatory reporters. those are the people who are in positions of responsibility
of talk about how much money the state would save. >> yes. that was the argument that was being used this time. okay, lets a say you support the idea of the death penalty. the fact that the state of california has spent $4 billion since 1978 and had 13 executions that are being tied up in appeals, and that is costing about $300 million per execution, why not spend the money elsewhere. that was the argument. but then on the ballot it also pointed out it would cost $100 million for other programs so when people got in that ballot box, perhaps that argument reversed it. this is a reversal of what the polls have been showing. >> i wonder how much the economy played into it, you know we've had so much -- >> we tried to point to a lot of things but a lot of this stuff, whether it's this or three strikes, it's how you feel going n it's just one of those issues that people carry around with them, gay marriage, death penalty. it's an emotional issue as much as an economy issue or anything else. >> we'll see it again and again until it passes, probably. >> or we'll continue to fight it out in
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